My Friends are the Loves of My Life

I recently told a dear friend that I felt like “my friends are the loves of my life.” She confided that she has always felt the same way. It struck me that that was no coincidence. As we increasingly experience an era where there are more people who never marry, more people who are divorced, … Read more

Ashamed of Desire Itself

Moving in Silence Occasionally I see or hear people advising others to “move in silence”  and not share their plans or desires with others. While that may be a good strategy for protecting yourself, it is not a great strategy for gaining support. Perhaps there is some merit to the advice. Maybe everyone doesn’t need … Read more

The Entrepreneur’s Journey

Your Strengths Will be Challenged For the most part, people who start their own businesses are optimistic. We believe that things will work out. Most importantly, we believe in our ability to shape our experiences. These are positive traits. They are strengths. What many don’t know is that owning your own business will challenge your … Read more

Who is in Your Circle? Energy Drainers and the Art of Setting Limits

Vital Energy There are many ways to be depleted of the vital energy necessary for a fulfilling life! The most surefire way to deplete your energy is to give too much of yourself, your skills, your talents, your time and your attention to- people, things, events, opportunities, and obligations that don’t merit your presence or … Read more